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Lounges with KSML (specific lounges and travel class allowed varies)= TLV, LHR, FRA, HKG, CDG, MUC, &  Virgin ClubHouse JFK.

EWR, LGA, FLL (and most??) United Lounges= In the morning the bagels and muffins NO MORE Sara Lee  The yogurts are OU D kosher. But in the afternoon you are very limited. They usually have Milano cookies but the bar. If you bring your own bagel you can ask for cream cheese from the cooler.
Excellent chinese you can have delivered free to EWR from New Kosher Special, 163 Elmora Ave, Elizabeth, NJ, 07202, (908) 353-1818,  with $40 min. purchase.

Kosher food available in EWR Arts and Lounge (PP) May not be available around LY flights http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=10590.msg1679461#msg1679461 (thanks ZOW)

BA Lounges - Kosher food is available at BA's lounges at LHR as follows:
T5/T3 Galleries Club: Bagel/panini and/or soup.

T5/T3 Galleries First: Main course, usually a choice of salmon, chicken stir fry or meat balls (sometimes changed to spaghetti bolognaise).

T5 Concorde Room (CCR): Same as First, but they will also bring soup from the Club lounge if asked, and can also do a plate of plain smoked salmon (with a slice of lemon) on request. Just make sure you stress that you ONLY want the smoked salmon, otherwise they will bring cooked cherry tomatoes or other stuff with it. They will also mix cocktails using Grey Goose vodka instead of the non-kosher Ciroc (Bloody Mary and Cosmopolitan) if asked. The staff in the CCR are very helpful.

Galleries First and the CCR also have a kosher breakfast option: omelette or 'frittata' with stuff which is supposed to make it look like a "full English Breakfast" - meaning it has a copuple of rather poor Tivall sausages included. But the rest of the stuff is OK.

The arrivals lounge only carries the kosher breakfast.

Plain salted Kettle chips are kosher. If you want any for the flight ask at the lounge as they only carry two non-kosher flavoured version on the aircraft. Also, in the CCR you need to ask at the bar for them in the packet otherwise they will (helpfully) open the bag into a pretty china bowl for you.

Nothing kosher per se at EWR, but the staff there will bring you some sliced fruit if asked nicely (epspecially if you are in First).

To get a kosher meal in the Galleries lounges you need to get one of the servers and ask them to check what kosher meals are available. In the Concorde Room (CCR) you go to the dining area reception desk and ask there, or you can ask at the bar, or indeed ask any of the staff who tend to float around. If you want soup in the CCR they may well tell you that they don't have kosher soups - they are not 100% wrong there because they don't store any of the kosher soup in their kitchen (which is shared with Galleries First). However, if you ask them to check with their supervisor whether they can bring it for you from the Galleries Club lounge they will always manage to arrange it.
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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #91 on: February 20, 2014, 10:37:17 AM »
$35 sounds reasonable. Maybe I'll try it out next time I fly out of EWR

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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #92 on: February 20, 2014, 11:11:25 AM »
Hechsher?
C"Y?
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Lounges That Provide Complimentary Kosher Food
« Reply #93 on: March 26, 2014, 03:58:28 PM »
I think it will be beneficial to keep a list of lounges, and which airports they are located in, that provide complimentary (read: free) Kosher food (not bags of OU pretzles etc. but real food like sandwiches, salads, etc.).

Eventually we can create a Wiki with all of the information.
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Re: Lounges That Provide Complimentary Kosher Food
« Reply #94 on: March 26, 2014, 04:16:20 PM »
I think it will be beneficial to keep a list of lounges, and which airports they are located in, that provide complimentary (read: free) Kosher food (not bags of OU pretzles etc. but real food like sandwiches, salads, etc.).

Do you mean actually kosher or do you mean certified kosher?

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Re: Lounges That Provide Complimentary Kosher Food
« Reply #95 on: March 26, 2014, 04:26:23 PM »
I think it will be beneficial to keep a list of lounges, and which airports they are located in, that provide complimentary (read: free) Kosher food (not bags of OU pretzles etc. but real food like sandwiches, salads, etc.).

I think there is a thread for this somewhere. But if not to start the Art Lounge at EWR, used by elal.

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Re: Lounges That Provide Complimentary Kosher Food
« Reply #96 on: March 26, 2014, 04:29:25 PM »
Maybe once your posting put all info in here as well so people don't have to do a separate search. Like which cc's give you access to those lounges.
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Re: Lounges That Provide Complimentary Kosher Food
« Reply #97 on: March 26, 2014, 05:22:11 PM »
Maybe once your posting put all info in here as well so people don't have to do a separate search. Like which cc's give you access to those lounges.

The goal would be to create a Wiki instead of reading through the whole thread.
Do you know which CCs?

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Re: Lounges That Provide Complimentary Kosher Food
« Reply #98 on: March 26, 2014, 05:22:34 PM »
Do you mean actually kosher or do you mean certified kosher?

Can you please explain the difference?

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Re: Lounges That Provide Complimentary Kosher Food
« Reply #99 on: March 26, 2014, 05:23:26 PM »
To start the Art Lounge at EWR, used by elal.
Can you give specific examples of food and Hechsheirim?
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Re: Lounges That Provide Complimentary Kosher Food
« Reply #100 on: March 26, 2014, 05:26:33 PM »
Can you please explain the difference?

I don't want to derail this thread but it's sad that we've evolved into thinking something is only kosher if it's stamped by a profit-generating mega business.


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Re: Lounges That Provide Complimentary Kosher Food
« Reply #101 on: March 26, 2014, 05:26:53 PM »
I'm going through a couple of AA Admiral lounges in lga and jfk in the next couple of days. I heard I can pre-order kosher food. Is that true?

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Re: Lounges That Provide Complimentary Kosher Food
« Reply #102 on: March 26, 2014, 05:37:04 PM »
United-Denver had a bunch of packaged (pretzels, cookies etc.) and raw (fruit, carrot sticks etc.) foods.

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Re: Lounges That Provide Complimentary Kosher Food
« Reply #104 on: March 26, 2014, 06:07:09 PM »
I don't want to derail this thread but it's sad that we've evolved into thinking something is only kosher if it's stamped by a profit-generating mega business.
I simply asked what the difference was. I wasn't sure what you meant.